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Frequently Asked Questions about Zety Cover Letter Builder

What is a cover letter builder and should I use one?

A cover letter builder is an online app or piece of software that helps you generate a cover letter online with interactive forms and templates. The cover letter creator provides the right kind of information employers want to see, giving you expert tips and suggestions while you’re building your document.
Since a cover letter maker typically generates the whole letter for you, and takes care of the layout automatically, using one will save you precious time and allow you to make a different cover letter for every job application quickly and stress-free. And, before you run off thinking you don’t need a cover letter after all, know that cover letters are still necessary in 2022.

What is the best cover letter builder online?

Zety is the best online cover letter generator. Our cover letter app is filled with features that will make the process of writing a cover letter fast and painless—features that you won’t find on other apps of this kind. You can generate cover letters for as many applications as you need. Here’s everything our software offers:

  • Feature-rich cover letter builder.
  • 18 professional cover letter templates, with dozens of varied color schemes and fonts.
  • Resume Builder & CV Maker (with templates matching your cover letter).
  • The option to duplicate your cover letters to make small adjustments and apply to many job offers at once.
  • Built-in content for your cover letter and suggestions tailored to your job title and industry.
  • Real-time cover letter checker with improvement tips.
  • Multiple formats to download your cover letter as: PDF, Word, TXT, JPEG, and SVG.
  • Printing documents directly from the app.
  • Ability to save an unlimited number of documents in the cloud.
  • 14-day trial without feature restrictions.

What is the best cover letter format in 2022?

The best cover letter format in 2022 is one that follows a specific structure and flow, while being easy to read and visually appealing. Here’s how to format your cover letter:

  1. Keep a clean header, in the top-left corner of the page.
  2. Make your name visible by increasing the font size.
  3. Ensure your contact details stand out.
  4. Set sufficient margins on all sides: one inch is a good rule of thumb.
  5. Left-align all the content, don’t use justification.
  6. Use line spacing of 1 or 1.15.
  7. Put double spaces between paragraphs.
  8. Sign with your full name.
  9. Make sure your cover letter is only one-page long.
  10. Always download and send your cover letter in PDF.

Adjust the spacing so that you only need one page (the ideal cover letter length), and that it doesn’t look too busy. Chances are, hiring managers won’t even bother reading a cover letter that’s badly formatted and uninviting. Read our guide on how to format a cover letter for all our tips.

What should a good cover letter include in 2022?

A cover letter for a resume should contain details about your experience and abilities, as well as all the reasons why you want to work for a specific employer. You can read our guide on what to include in a cover letter for more information, but here’s a list of the main cover letter parts:

  1. Cover letter header: name, professional title, phone number, email, social media links, date, recipient’s details, and company’s name.
  2. Proper cover letter greetings. Read more on how to address a cover letter to do it right.
  3. A good cover letter introduction that hooks the reader.
  4. A second paragraph explaining why you’re the perfect candidate. It serves as your offer to the employer and highlights your achievements.
  5. A third paragraph proving that you’re eager to join the company. It shows your motivation.
  6. A great cover letter closing paragraph that must read as a call to action for your reader.
  7. The sign-off line, with a repetition of your contact details to encourage your reader to pick up the phone and invite you for an interview.
  8. A post-scriptum (P.S.), if you want to add something impressive about your career or make the recruiter even more curious about what you can offer.

Do I need a different cover letter for every job application?

Yes, you should send a unique cover letter for each job application, along with a tailored resume. Every company is different, and they all look for different things in candidates. For example, some may prefer hard skills, so you should focus on describing yours in your cover letter, but some may favor, soft skills. Your cover letter should also touch on company values or other unique factors that caused you to apply, and you can’t do that without writing a separate cover letter for each company. Besides, since you should tailor your resume, that means you must adjust your cover letter too, as the tasks and skills you describe will be different. That is why you need to learn how to write a cover letter, or an entry-level cover letter if you’re a fresher.
Sounds tedious? Relax! Write a general cover letter, duplicate it in our app, and let it generate new cover letters for you, based on the job titles you input. Not a fan of the first draft? Drag and drop other pre-written paragraphs to tailor your cover letter quickly and easily

Can the cover letter builder help with my resume, too?

When you create a cover letter in our builder, you will also be given the option to build a resume. Our 18 professional resume templates match our cover letter templates, so you can make and send a set of documents, complementing each other both in looks and content. All the features in our cover letter builder are also available in our resume builder. That includes pre-written content tailored to your profile and job title, as well as a resume check feature that will score your document and tell you how to improve it. Check our list of the best resume builders available online to see how our software performs compared to other apps of this kind.

How should my cover letter complement my resume?

The point of a cover letter is to provide more details about what’s in your resume (here’s how to write a resume, if you haven’t done it yet, or want to make sure you’ve done it right), as well as show the recruiter how motivated you are to join their team. A cover letter should therefore be written based on the jobs, tasks, achievements, and skills that are on your resume.
Carefully read the job offer and make sure your resume experience and resume skills are tailored to what’s important for the company.With those in mind, in your cover letter, describe what you’ve done in the past and what you can do for the new employer with as many details as possible. A great way for your cover letter to complement your resume is also mentioning your values and the way you work, as a resume is mostly factual and focused on skills and achievements. Make sure you read all of our cover letter tips to ace the recruitment process.

Can I have my cover letter reviewed when I’ve finished building it?

One of the most useful features of our cover letter generator is the cover letter check function. Once you’ve written and formatted your cover letter online, the app will score it and give recommendations on how to improve it to meet recruiters’ standards. The Zety Cover Letter Builder will also provide an overall review and grade for your application letter, so you can predict how well it will perform in your job hunt against other candidates. To score your cover letter, our software compares your document with thousands of other cover letters made for the same job title. With the Zety Cover Letter app, you’ll no longer be sending applications blindly, unsure of whether they’re actually any good. If you follow all the creator’s tips, you’ll only ever send top-notch cover letters and resumes.

Are there any good cover letter examples that I can look at?

Our cover letter builder will generate an application letter for you, and will provide you with pre-written content, tailored suggestions, and career-expert tips. You won’t have to spend much time tailoring it for it to match your resume and the job offer. However, it is still essential to understand what recruiters are looking for in applications for specific job titles. And this largely depends on the jobs, experience levels, and industries they hire for. To help you, we have created hundreds of free cover letter examples for any job application. There’s a guide for everyone, no matter your experience level and industry. We also have 500+ free resume examples for you, so you can make sure your resume is far above average, too.

Can I download my cover letter in Word?

In our cover letter creator, you can download your cover letter in PDF, Word (Docx), TXT, JPEG and even SVG. You can download your generated cover letter in Word if you think you might need to update it in the future, but we strongly recommend you to tailor your documents inside our app. The cover letter layout will be automatically adjusted, each version will be reviewed, and you can store as many as you need in your account, online. If you download your cover letter in Word to send it right away, bear in mind that it’s highly advisable to always send a cover letter in PDF. This file format will ensure your cover letter looks and reads the same on every possible device and software. With Word, you’re risking that some recruiters will be unable to even open your application. If you’re still set on a Word cover letter, here are our favorite Word cover letter templates to download and fill in.

Is Zety safe and legit?

Yes, Zety is a legit business, and you can learn more about it on the About Zety page. The website, resume and cover letter applications are safe thanks to a secure SSL https encrypted connection. Your personal data is processed according to stringent policies you can learn more about in the terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy. Want to know what users say about our services? Read our customers’ reviews on our Trustpilot page!

Is Zety’s cover letter builder free?

You can use Zety Cover Letter Builder for free to generate cover letters, resumes, and CVs. The app follows the “try before you buy” credo—you pay once you’re satisfied with the results. Downloading a printable cover letter as a PDF or MS Word .doc file from Zety costs just 2.99 USD for a two-week trial. Pricing may vary depending on the plan and subscription.

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